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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By HerbP
Your car could be low on transmission fluid, or...

Your car could be low on transmission fluid, or it might need changing. Not knowing how many miles you have on the car, its hard to point you in the right direction. Your Mechatronic's adapter might...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 583
Posted By HerbP
I think the bumper looks great on the car! It is...

I think the bumper looks great on the car! It is ashamed that Maryland makes you put their tag on the front of it. The LED fog lights really sets the front of the car off, looking like a new model....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-23-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By HerbP
You can use a lead acid battery that was...

You can use a lead acid battery that was installed in the 645's, or a new compatible battery with the AGM specs. Most auto parts stores now stock the needed AGM battery. They are around 50 to 100.00...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 11-23-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By HerbP
Sounds like you need a new mechanic, or a new...

Sounds like you need a new mechanic, or a new dealer if possible.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-22-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By HerbP
Did you change the brake pad sensor while...

Did you change the brake pad sensor while replacing the pads? If the sensor had been rubbing the rotor & it was not replaced, the sensor will need to be replaced. If the maintenance light triggered...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 583
Posted By HerbP
Fitting a new aftermarket bumper can be very...

Fitting a new aftermarket bumper can be very challenging. :mad: I spent way to many hours trimming the one on my 82 Vette. The heat from the paint room can also distort the shape, after painting.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By HerbP
The invoice states that they changed the upper...

The invoice states that they changed the upper timing gasket, without changing the valve cover gasket. I was not aware that a BMW shop would do this. Maybe the upper timing cover gasket can be safely...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By HerbP
Sounds like you have problems with the Most Bus...

Sounds like you have problems with the Most Bus look, or a bad amp. You can check the fiber optic loop in side the glove box, to see if it has been not loose, or not working properly. There are...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By HerbP
Read this thread, it should help! ...

Read this thread, it should help!

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=654634
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 583
Posted By HerbP
It looks great, but did you do a test fit first?...

It looks great, but did you do a test fit first? Testing should be done before any painting, in case of any modifications needed. Better safe, than sorry
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By HerbP
Did you charge the battery after installing it in...

Did you charge the battery after installing it in the car? If the battery is not fully charged, the fault will not go away. It took mine 12 hours to charge, to clear the code. You will also need to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,943
Posted By HerbP
TIS was incorporated into ISTA, their new...

TIS was incorporated into ISTA, their new software platform. You can find it in that program.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By HerbP
If your battery has a bad cell, it can happen....

If your battery has a bad cell, it can happen. The code will have to be removed by someone, with the proper tool.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By HerbP
Nice looking car, enjoy!

Nice looking car, enjoy!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By HerbP
Are you asking who to take the car to for...

Are you asking who to take the car to for dis-assembly, or who would give you the most for the car. Each price would be based on the condition, and the market for that piece. It is hard to put a good...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By HerbP
I would think that a used dashboard could be...

I would think that a used dashboard could be found easily in the south Florida area. It looks like you are fairly close to AutoGeek, & they would most likely be able to point you in the right...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By HerbP
Your voltage regulator is bad. When the voltage...

Your voltage regulator is bad. When the voltage spikes above 15 volts, the modules start shutting down. This is a self protect mode, to keep the voltage from damaging any modules. The modules need a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By HerbP
You could use a Flexseal product, or a clear...

You could use a Flexseal product, or a clear Plasti-Dip product. Either one would seal good, & peel of very easy if needed.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By HerbP
I think he was bored, but had good intentions?...

I think he was bored, but had good intentions? Good catch Yorgi!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By HerbP
Make sure you seal them good, to keep...

Make sure you seal them good, to keep condensation out of the inside. Keep up the good, hard work!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,977
Posted By HerbP
Last night I put some high temp RTV on the engine...

Last night I put some high temp RTV on the engine while hot. I forced the RTV down in the gasket void, & let the engine cool. For now the leak is gone. :) I picked up some Vanos o-rings today, & will...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By HerbP
Are you looking at the temp at the bottom of the...

Are you looking at the temp at the bottom of the tach gauge? This is the engine oil temp, not the coolant temp. It should run just a little past mid way.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-09-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,977
Posted By HerbP
I am just concerned if the current valve cover...

I am just concerned if the current valve cover gasket will reseal? I honestly think it will, but I would just like conformation on it. I found my leak tonight, with oil coming out the top left middle...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-09-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By HerbP
Welcome Aboard! There are many threads that...

Welcome Aboard!

There are many threads that have detailed these problems. The N62 engine ( V8 ) is sometimes very expensive to maintain. Each one is different, but most share the same expensive...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-09-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By HerbP
I think that there is a shop in Savannah that...

I think that there is a shop in Savannah that might do it. I can not remember the members name? Search this forum for valve seals. It is here somewhere?
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